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Oct 8, 2012 11:30am PDT
and rally to demand end to united states military action. traffic restrictions are in place near the hotel and at the civic auditorium. complete live team coverage of the president's visit starting at 4:00. >>> meantime, the president's republican challenger mitt romney is focusing on foreign policy. today he said mr. obama's failure to protect american embassy workers in libya led to the death of ambassador chris stevens last month. >> reporter: mitt romney shifted his focus today to foreign policy. >> the tax on our consulate on september 11th, 2012 was likely the work of force as fill ed with those who atack our homeland on september 11th, 2001 this latest assault can't be blamed on a reprehensible video insulting islam, despite ministration's attempts to convince of us of that. >> reporter: the romney campaign is trying to reverse the tide on this issue. the republican contender used today's speech to keep up his criticism of the obama administration. romney had a swagger. he's riding a wave of momentum after last week's debate. latest poll taken after the denver show count h
KOFY
Oct 10, 2012 11:30am PDT
than two million autos in the united states. al madrom20 to010. so far crashes or injuries have been reported. >>> federal officials issuing a warning to drivers who have had air bags replaced in the past three years counterfeit air bags might not inflate. the fake air bags mostly installed at independent repair shops. nhtsa says the best thing to do is contact your dealership. for more information go to abc7news.com click on see it on tv. >>> if you are going to the coliseum tonight wonder if you have to worry about thunder other than the fans cheering. >> loud noises from the 35,000. it was interesting last night one of those stray showers got a little aggressive. we have video, lightning lit the sky above the peninsula last night it continued across the bay over night especially peninsula across the santa cruz mountains towards the coast we spotted six strikes in one hour from this view. if you were with us this morning it continued until 9:00. ther is stilanother chance, let's loutsiow, on uphe weher wind you can see hazyown from mount tamalpais across sausalito to san franc
KOFY
Oct 23, 2012 11:30am PDT
is probably more powerful than the united states navy was back then? >> reporter: fact checker sides with the president reporting the navy is not smaller. when the president wraps up in florida he's heading to ohio mitt romney in nevada his rally gets underway in an hour. tonight he parties with kidd rock in colorado. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> last night's debate didn't make as big of an impact on social media as the previous two match-ups. 6.5 tweets during last night's debate compared to 7.2 million last week. 10 million during the first presidential debate. among the topics most treated last night president obama's comment about horses and bayonets. that was in response to romney saying we don't have as many navy ships now and the president's response. and we all love teachers a comment made by moderator bob schieffer. >>> two celebrities may be about to make announcement that will rock the presidential election. donald trump says he will reveal what he is calling very, very big about president obama tomorrow and isn't hinting about what that might be. trump endorsed mi
KOFY
Oct 5, 2012 11:30am PDT
southern united states and in contra costa county. about on in ten bat teste in calornia durihe cose of thear st posive for rabies i lifornia. this man had contact with the bat earlier this year and traveled to europe where he became ill and died, actually in switzerland in late july. here is how public health officials describe what happened to this man. >> in mid september an acquaintance called contra costa public health and indicated there had been an incident in late march of 201020 of in the south part of -- 2010 of in the south part of contra costa county where a bat was flopping on the ground and acting weird. another individual picked up the bat with a plastic bag. the gentleman who died of rabies went over and stuck his hand in the plastic bag and most likely was bitten. >> reporter: had this man notified the county or contacted a doctor he would have received rabies vaccine and we are told he likely would have survived. the initial bite from a bat is akin to a bee stin sthe m manot hav though it was serious. in this case the health department did identify and notify several d
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
salmonella is being recalled here in the united states. >> this is perfecting. health authorities warn hundreds of people in that country and united states have been sickened after eating the smoked salmon. here in the u.s. it's sold at costco stores under the kirkland store brand name and this is by one estimate, one out of -- we've stip head here, cost tow pulled this product from shelves and the store says there is no independent confirmation and health officials say they're looking into it but only just begun z by one estimate eight out of 10 women are wearing the wrong bra size. they don't know it this, expert says brau bra manufacturers trying to convince women their backs are smaller and breasts, bigger but what used to be a 36 d and now a 32 g what. do you need to do to get the right fit? >> this shutd be between your elbow and shoulder, if you're lower then it's too loose in the back. >> she recommends getting fitted and replace every six month autos stop by television rooms and chances are the sales person will try to sell you on benefits of a 3 dtv. so far amount of pro
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Oct 9, 2012 1:05am PDT
of the united states. >>reporter: with 29 days to go and tightening race, the president delivers a fiery speech tonight in san francisc francisco. good evening everyone. >> the president is in san francisco tonight collecting a lot of money for the last few weeks of his campaign. he's also trying to the regain the momentum lost in a lack luster debate performance. lillian is live outside the bill gram pacific auditorium in the city where the president spoke to fired up crowd just a short time ago. lillian? >>reporter: dan, 4 million dollars. that's how much the president raised in san francisco in just one day pres. president obama appeared at the bill gram civic auditorium for the third final fundraiser of the day. objective, fire up the troops. >> hello san francisco. we are here because we have got some work to do. we are hear because we have got an election to win. >>reporter: this is mr. obama sixth fundraising from i hope to san francisco this year. i arrived at sfo before 2:00 p.m. . then headed straight to the intercontinental hotel where 25 people paid 40,000 dollars each
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
where they belong. that is where they are to stay if i am president of the united states of america. >> former secretary of state colin powell officially enforced president obama just as he did in 2008. >> meantime, republican senate hopeful is trying a different approach to force democratic democratic incumbent feinstein to participate in a debate. she repeatedly refused. in the newsroom tonight we have more on what is the tactic. >> that is right. she took some lessons from hollywood and added some special affects, and put a mock debate if you can call it that on you tube. >> in this web video, her campaign challenges feinstein in a virtual debate. >> what have you done to address california's economic collapse? >> using special affects the g.o.p. candidate appears to be asking feinstein questions but the senator never responds. she says she's hoping this will lead to a real debate between the two. >> if you want to see a real debate call dianne feinstein today. >> she repeatedly declined to sit down with enkin. the senator walked away with an interview from abc 7's mark matthews.
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Oct 28, 2012 11:35pm EDT
takeke ca of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. [ male announcer ] jay likes it when his mobile phone helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard atitibank. >>> i was just looking at the radar and there is a powerful ban that is making its way in right now. >> this is just the beginning. the rain is going to intense fy over night and the wind will kick in. you were out a couple of hours ago and you can tell something is brewing out there. tomorrow morning you will definitely feel it. looking outside right now it's cloudy a little bit of rain. the wind at this hour just 15 miles per hour and 55 degrees. look at the wind gust out there 52 wind gust and 59 in norfolk. we are going to look for these winds to continue to increase as we move through the over night. the circulation of the storm it
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
mean that for trouble. >> in the united states navy chifry is not dead. >> and san francisco is hosting six sporting and social events this weekend. and there is hardly strictly blue grass festival. the giants open playoffs saturday night and there is whatever that you want to attend you're advised to get there, early. >> and i just wish there is something to do. >> i saw tourists posing for pictures and this is so nice. >> yes it's fun to appreciate what the military does for us. >> absolutely. we didn't have clear skies but there is good looking weather for what is happening. there is just checking them out this afternoon. here is a live picture from our south beach camera. you can see blue skies and clouds. good looking weather. there is another live picture. 76 the high today, normally there are 78 degrees so running close in the south bay there is a fog layer deepening to 3,000 feet now down to 2000. we've seen clearing here as you can see from san francisco bay. and temperatures now into 06s at the coast. there are 60s and 70s inland valleys. there is most of the bay area
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Oct 23, 2012 11:00am PDT
one aircraft carrier is probably more powerful than the united states navy was back then? >> reporter: fact checker sides with the president reporting the navy is not smaller. when the president wraps up in florida he's heading to ohio mitt romney in nevada his rally gets underway in an hour. tonight he parties with kidd rock in colorado. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> last night's debate didn't make as big of an impact on social media as the previous two match-ups. 6.5 tweets during last night's debate compared to 7.2 million last week. 10 million during the first presidential debate. among the topics most treated last night president obama's comment about horses and bayonets. that was in response to romney saying we don't have as many navy ships now and the president's response. and we all love teachers a comment made by moderator bob schieffer. >>> two celebrities may be about to make announcement that will rock the presidential election. donald trump says he will reveal what he is calling very, very big about president obama tomorrow and isn't hinting about what that
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Oct 30, 2012 4:00pm PDT
and said it was important. i feel happy i brought everybody together in the united states. it's a great moment for americans. >> and this is part of a promotion by taco bell promising if a major league player stole a base everyone would be treated to a taco between tk and 6:00. he delivered 8th inning how could anyone forget. so people here started lining up at 9:00 this morning and this is at the taco bell to get a glimpse of pagon and yes to, get that free taco. this is not just me but the united states. . >> have a win for it. >> that is what i'm talking about. yeah. coming up at 5:00 i'm going to settle this. is it angel? or angel? he told me, but you've got to watch. in the meantime, some people here want to say something... they're ready for that parade tomorrow. and i am live... in redwood city, with a few fans. there you go. >> yes. just a few. >> that is a great promotion. you get one taco. not as many as want. >> that is what they're waiting for. >> sponsor got some earlier. >> it was muy caliente. >> here is a look at live doppler 7 hd. we have clear skies and fog and l
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
not getting a lot of attention. prop 35 is a major problem in the united states. especially here in the bay area. tonight we'll take a look at what that is all about. leah is a college graduate with a bright future, they began live in a dysfunctional family battling drugs and violence. >> the third time i ran away from home was age 14. i met my first trafficker. >> leah was vulnerable. the man who exploited her knew what to do. >> say things like i love you more than your parents do. you know? and i didn't feel loved by my parents because of the things i'd experienced it wasn't hard for me to believe that. >> soon leah was part of a gruch girls driven over california and nevada to be sold for sex. the man who said he loved her now said she was worthless. >> i believed the lie that in that life i would be in that life because that is what pimps tell you. >> leah suffered four years after bus, physical and mental. >> you have to disassociate yourself. it's traumatizing. >> the district attorney says leah's story is shockingly common. the bay area is a hub. >> we're talking about what'
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
world this peaceful demonstration in santa clara denounces an antiislam film made in the united states. these protestors are upset with google decision not to remove a video clip available on you tube. the crude film titled "innocence of muslims" angered many, triggering deadly violence. these mothers say they support freedom of expression, but not what they consider hurtful bullying its not okay to tease and if it's deliberate and provocative, it borders on faith based bullying, boy say. >> they say do are just hoping google reconsiders a plea to take down the clip. >> officials are investigating allegations of anti-semitism in the university of california berkeley claiming officials failed to stop protests. they say a protest against the treatment of palestinians contributed to a hostile climate on campus. a spokesman says they're constitutionally protected free speech. >> and the new head of the california state university system, the 63-year-old replacing charles reed who is retiring. he women take over in late december, paid nearly $422,000 a year. >> if you're anywhere near the city you
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Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
to spy on the united states and recommends the u.s. government block mergers involving those companies and warns contractors and businesses to find alternative suppliers. and we should note in a statement that the report released today employs many rumors and speculations to prove nonexistent accusations and does not address challenges faced by ict industry. ict stands for information communication and technology. and remember that wasn't and for the camera? now, there is a nokia's head of smart phone marketing is out of a job. he had to apologize for this video. then accused of misleading customers we should note it's not clear and and htc may be the latest smart phone victim. the company posted a record drop in quarterly earnings. there is net profits totalling $133 million. and to put that into perspective it's the lowest quarterly profits. the share of the bloomberg smart phone market fell at less than 6%. it had 10% just a year ago. google is launching a credit card for businesses with lines ranging from $200 to $100,000 for customers of its ad words service. for now it'
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Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
after they war extradited to the united states from england. this is video of the suspects' attorneys leaving court this afternoon. here's the latest. >> radical abu hamza al massry stood in front of a federal judge, charged with having a terrorist training camp and kidnappings. >> he operated to have attacks carried out against americans. >> in the 1990s, poorts say al-masri turned the mask into a -- mosque into a breeding ground for the shoe bomber and others. >> he was preaching hatred and preaching jihad week in and week out to british muslims. >> al-masri fight extra edition -- extradition to the united states but hours after a british court denied the last of his many appeals he pass packed on to a plane bound for the u.s. awaiting trial with him are two other suspects accused of participating in the bombings of two american embassies in africa in 1998. 224 people died in those attacks, including 12 americans. two more men face the judge in knew haven. they reportedly used a connecticut internet service provider to raise cash and recruit and equip terrorist, including members of
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
department denied security request from the united states embassy in libya months before a deadly attack. last month ambassador stevens was killed. three other americans were also killed. the new e-mail is from may, it shows state department officials turned down a request for a dc-3 plane meant to help the security team move safely through libya. >>> president obama and mitt romney will campaign in virginia today. it is the second time in eight days both candidates have campaigned in virginia on the same day. mr. obama stopped yesterday in wisconsin he told the crowd he didn't debate the real mitt romney wednesday. accused the republican nominee of glossing over policy stances to improve his chances for november election. mitt romney says he was just completely wrong when he commented to wealthy donors about the 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxes. romney told fox news last night that his life has shown he cares 100% about people. >>> mitt romney's wife ann has been booked as a guest host on "good morning america" next week. she will fill in for robin roberts who is on e
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
planning a march and rally to demand end to united states military action. traffic restrictions are in place near the hotel and at the civic auditorium. complete live team coverage of the president's visit starting at 4:00. >>> meantime, the president's republican challenger mitt romney is focusing on foreign policy. today he said mr. obama's failure to protect american embassy workers in libya led to the death of ambassador chris stevens last month. >> reporter: mitt romney shifted his focus today to foreign policy. >> the tax on our consulate on september 11th, 2012 was likely the work of force as fill ed with those who atack our homeland on september 11th, 2001 this latest assault can't be blamed on a reprehensible video insulting islam, despite administration's attempts to convince of us of that. >> reporter: the romney campaign is trying to reverse the tide on this issue. the republican contender used today's speech to keep up his criticism of the obama administration. romney had a swagger. he's riding a wave of momentum after last week's debate. latest poll taken after the denver
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
center. one of those who will give remarks today as i said is libyan ambassador to the united states and the man state department has chosen to investigate thomas pickering will address the crowd. california senator feinstein, congress woman barbara lee will honor the memory of the slain ambassador as will former secretary of state george shultz. those with spoke to say is a fitting tribute. >> i served two years in prague. i appreciate all he did. >> he was just a wonderful person. he joked we could call him your excellence yensy when he became ambassador. he was the last person expected to be treated differently. >> he treated people well. >> that woman was a close friend for more than 20 years. she flew in from washington, d.c.. the family going to have a private ceremony later this month in grass valley where christopher stevens was born. thank you. >> we're streaming the service on our web site abc 7 news.com. there, you can find a link to learn more about ambassador stevens and leave your messages of support. >> a top aide says the president feels he is the man responsible for the
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Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
extradited to the united states from england. aaron has the story. >> the radical person stood before the judge facing federal charges of conspiring to set up a terror training camp in oregon and kidnapping 16 tourists in yemen, two americans. >> very dangerous individual. a person who has not just inspired, but actually worked operationally, so it's charged, to have terrorist attacks carried out against americans. in the '90s, the prosecutor said he turned the london mosque into a breeding ground for extremists, attracting men like the 9/11 terrorists and including richard reed, the shoe bomber. >> for over a decade he was preaching hatred and preaching jihad and probably terrorism week in, week out to thousands of young british muslims. >> he fought extradition to the united states while jailed in britain for inciting racial hatred and encouraging them to kill anonymous leams. -- to kill anonymous let mes. he was on a plane and bound for the u.s. a waiting trial with him are two other suspects accused of participating in the bombings of two american embassies in africa in 1998. 224
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Oct 6, 2012 1:05am PDT
winner will be uh united states nod after the 49ers game here on abc7 october 18th. you can enter too. go to facebook.com/abc7 news and click on the win $49,000 button for the details. and of course none of us absofied, but some lucky >> absolutely, thanks, sandhya. >>> coming up, a's fans who can't buy tickets to the playoffs have a plan. >> their demand t good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. ♪ [ man ] excuse me miss. [ gasps ] this fiber one 90 calorie brownie has all the moist, chewy, deliciousness you desire. mmmm. thanks. [ man ] at 90 calories, the brownie of your dreams is now deliciously real. [ female announcer ] and now, try our new chocolate chip cookie 90 calorie brownie. fast. pennant fever is here, and some are starting to send in your fa
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00pm PDT
leading cause of death in the united states. >> still new crack down on cell phone theft and what is being done to keep you safe. >> and there is a wake up call about insomnia coming up next. >> and what an awesome live view from our mount tam camera looking over the bay. blue skies and high clouds but some dark low clouds near the coast. i'll have the weekend forecast coming up. >> and taking a look right now at the golden gate bridge things are sailing along here in both directions for drivers trying to make their way into san francisco as well as drivers heading over golden gate bridge into marin county. stay with us. >>> sky fall, adele's newest song headed for the hot 100 list and big bird may have gone into hiding. and orlando cruz, the boxer who came out as gay this week. >> and checking healthy living news, a new study show that's free birth control may have reduced the number after borgss and teen pregnancies. researchers in washington university school of medicine gave contraceptives to 9,000 women for three years ask say in that time abortion rates were 75% lower than national a
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Oct 4, 2012 1:05am PDT
escape to mexico or the caribbean or other destinations outside the united states to ease the pain of the election. >> the a's are celebrating still. >> larry beil is here jie. absolutely. they have tickets. >> what a way to finish up the regular season. more on the party for the green and gold and the triple crown winner who is waiting for them next. sports is coming ♪ ♪ [ man ] excuse me miss. [ gasps ] this fiber one 90 calorie brownie has all the moist, chewy, deliciousness you desire. mmmm. thanks. [ man ] at 90 calories, the brownie of your dreams is now deliciously real. [ female announcer ] and now, try our new chocolate chip cookie 90 calorie brownie. [ typing ] ♪ ♪ [ camera shutter clicks ] ♪ gets her every time. [ male announcer ] it's hard to resist the craveable nature of the salty peanuts, dark chocolate, and smooth peanut butter in nature valley sweet & salty nut bars. irresistible. by nature valley. the oakland a's had sole possession of the first place for one day in 2012. today. the last day of the season. the winner take all versus texas. and the coliseum
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. samsung won permission to sell it's galaxy computer in the united states. banned under a verdict found samsung copied apple's tablet technology. and there are september car cars are up because loans are cheap and drivers have gone for years without replacing vehicles and there is uncertainty about the european economy sent the dow jones down today. the nasdaq went up slightly. s and p hit its highest mark in nearly five years. >> researchers launching a project that could save millions of pim wim from being infected from the aids virus this, delivery puts technology into the hands of women. it's estimated 3,000 women around the world are infected with hiv every day. and there is a majority in africa. and now, this team is developing a gel they believe will cut numbers dramatically. >> this is a two part gel that will be applied to the site will stick for such a long time and two drugs in our case one effective against hiv and other against hiv. >> idea to protect women from hiv and hsv, 2, a form of again tall herpes. she says the gel would be effective alternative in a male dominated
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
hours ago. the recall affects more than two million cars in the united states, including the yaris, corolla, matrix, camry and rav 4. all made between 2005 and 2010. no accidents or injuries have been reported. >>> if you think you are safe because your car has an air bag, new warning you need to know about. officials say the government has alerted them thousands of car owners may be driving vehicles with counterfeit air bags that don't meet standards and may not inflate in a crash. no specific models have been named. government will make the formal announcement today and ask people to check a website or call their dealer to see if their model is affected. >>> if you bought a new car this year, there's a good chance it is either white or silver new numbers show 22% of cars made this year have white paint making it the most popular color worldwide silver close second with 20%, black, grey, red round out top five. the numbers are skewed, a large percentage of pick-ups 10 to be white because business owners use them as work trucks. >>> 6:22. the peanuts are coming back. >>> from polit
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Oct 12, 2012 4:00pm PDT
of the united states, paul ryan. >> romney accused biden of contradicting statements made about last month's deadly attack in libya. biden says the white house was not told of the request for additional security at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> coming up at 4:30 mark matthews will do a fact check concerning last night's debate and outline misstatements made by both mr. biden and ryan, that is coming up in 25 minutes. >> the doyle drive replacement project is about to start its second phase in san francisco. >> there will be demolition but no closures. phase two of the project goes from a battery tunnel to palace of fine arts. >> abc 7 news is live near doyle drive with the latest on this for us. >> carolyn, we're up near the national cemetery on lincoln looking down on doyle drive now. hopefully when this is completed here, we won't be dealing with some of the commute hour back ups like we're seeing now, one of the first things that will happen in phase two is demolition of the old doyle drive right there. in its place will be a brand new bridge just like this one. side by side
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Oct 20, 2012 8:00am PDT
jazz is one of the -- the most wonderful present from the united states and new orleans to the world and i want to give back. >> when the tsunami devastated japan's coast last year, it was these students who returned the favor. fundraising, donating instruments so students they had never met could continue to play on. >> 13,000 homes were destroyed in the city. but it's band never missed a beat. this woman said disaster tore her community apart, but new orleans helped unite it. last week the okay perry walker high school students from new orleans, the band traveled to japan to perform with the swing dolphins, playing the very instruments they had exchanged. there were few words. but the beat, the rhythm, spoke a universal language. >> it's not about anyone else, it's about the music. >> a performance inspired by shared heartache, fulfilled by the power of music. abc news, japan. coming up next, you've got mail. the people who made the phrase famous are attempting a big comeback. >> lots take a live look outside at the golden gate bridge. we san see how foggy it is. that is the case i
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Oct 21, 2012 6:00am PDT
next president of the united states of america. >> the president and mitt romney are off the trail prepping for their third and final debate. >> this one i think matters because it's in effect the tiebreaker. >> the monday night showdown will focus on foreign policy which has taken a back seat to the economy and other domestic issues. but a contentious exchange over libya in the last debate suggested a potential for more fireworks. >> for yen policy doesn't always attract people's attention in campaigns but it is what really matters in a presidency. >> with just over two weeks before election day you could get whip lashed reading the policy. the polls show the race unchanged since yesterday. but in three key battleground midwest states, the president has the lead. >> we don't have all that much data right now, believe it or not. we don't have that much public data. the campaigns have a lot of information. we don't. >> that's why the schedules are the clearest indicators where the race will be decided and both campaigns are narrowing their focus to states like ohio, virginia, iowa a
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Oct 18, 2012 6:00am PDT
warned it might downgrade united states debt if an agreement is not reached. we have a slight negative tone on wall street, weekly jobless claims went up more than forecast. a little direction. bloomberg index trading down. halloween sales not looking sweet for candy makers, consumers projected to cutback on amount they spend on treats this year. halloween tops easter, christmas and valentine's day as top holiday for chocolate some pulling back spending. live at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king. >>> 6:49. >> it is 49ers day here we have ordered up warm temperatures hopefully the 9ers will pack heat too. >>> absolutely. temperatures while tailgating up he have says by the time starts mid 70s by the time the game ends mid 60s under a star filled night let's hope there will be fireworks after we win. let's look what the what is going on with live doppler 7 hd satellite and radar all in one, no radar returns and no clouds, no flight arrival delays into sfo, nothing going on in oakland more san jose all is quiet this will change next week, better chance of rain cooler then right n
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Oct 15, 2012 4:00pm PDT
hoping to profit from the growing smart phone market in the united states. zynga suing a former employee claiming he stole company secrets. saying he took 760 documents from his computer. he was a general manager, we should note for the game city build. u.s. postal service planning to test a same day delivery option called metro post going to start here in san francisco next month. no details on pricing. postal service is trying to get in on the business created by e commerce. pretty good day for markets. guys. stocks closing higher after better than expected retail sales came out. citi group earnings topping estimates as well. there is speaking of i've yobs dealers showed a jump in sales since october, 2011. remember the iphone became available and five million union sold in three days. through nonstore retailers who benefited from demand for the new iphone. your bloomberg silicon valley index closing higher, slayers of apple and intel helped pull that higher as well. how do you say movie night in swedish? net flix started operating in sweden today. the service will also add no
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
why i'm running for a second term. as president of the united states. >>reporter: with 29 days to go and tightening race, the president delivers a fiery speech tonight in san francisc francisco. good evening everyone. >> the president is in san francisco tonight collecting a lot of money for the last few weeks of his campaign. he's also trying to the regain the momentum lost in a lack luster debate performance. lillian is live outside the bill gram pacific auditorium in the city where the president spoke to fired up crowd just a short time ago. lillian? >>reporter: dan, 4 million dollars. that's how much the president raised in san francisco in just one day. president obama appeared at the bill gram civic auditorium for the third final fundraiser of the day. objective, fire up the troops. >> hello san francisco. we are here because we have got some work to do. we are hear because we have got an election to win. >>reporter: this is mr. obama sixth fundraising from i hope to san francisco this year. i arrived at sfo before 2:00 p.m. . then headed straight to the intercontinental hotel
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Oct 20, 2012 5:00am PDT
-- the most wonderful present from the united states and new orleans to the world and i want to give back. >> when the tsunami devastated japan's coast last year, it was these students who returned the favor. fundraising, donating instruments so students they had never met could continue to play on. >> 13,000 homes were destroyed in the city. but it's band never missed a beat. this woman said disaster tore her community apart but new orleans helped unite it. last weekend the high school students in their own intern band traveled to japan to perform with the swing dolphins, playing the very instruments they had exchanged. there were few words. but the beat, the rhythm, spoke a universal language. >> it's not about anyone else, it's about the music. >> a performance inspired by shared heartache, fulfilled by the power of music. abc news, japan. >>> coming up next, you've got mail. the people who made the phrase famous are attempting a big comeback. aol generates a new idea for an old concept. let's take a live look outside. the embarcadero and the bay bridge. kind after mixed bag of we
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Oct 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
way on to the ballot but you cannot buy the voters' votes. >> the humane society of the united states got prop 2 passed in 2008 largely on a grass roots effort and now hands have to have more room in their cages. if you want to see a complete list of donors to all the propositions, you can go to our website and click on "see it on tv." nannette miranda, abc7 news. >>> should the rules be changed for auto insurance companies doing business in california? that's the central question voters are being asked with prop 33 and this measure is complex. here's mike finish with what your vote will mean. >> this is harvey. he wrote and shepparded the passage of prop 33. >> he's a smart guy, he's knowledgeable, he's a tough opponent. >> that's the founder and chairman of mercury insurance, george joseph. >> i don't think anything about george joseph, i don't really care about him but anybody who is an enemy of consumers is an enemy of mine. >> these two have been adversaries for decades and the fight has been joined again. this tame over proposition 33 where joseph is the major financial backer. >> p
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Oct 10, 2012 11:00am PDT
affects more than two million autos in the united states. all made from 2005 to 2010. so far no crashes or injuries have been reported. >>> federal officials issuing a warning to drivers who have had air bags replaced in the past three years counterfeit air bags might not inflate. the fake air bags mostly installed at independent repair shops. nhtsa says the best thing to do is contact your dealership. for more information go to abc7news.com click on see it on tv. >>> if you are going to the coliseum tonight wonder if you have to worry about thunder other than the fans cheering. >> loud noises from the 35,000. it was interesting last night one of those stray showers got a little aggressive. we have video, lightning lit the sky above the peninsula last night it continued across the bay over night especially peninsula across the santa cruz mountains towards the coast we spotted six strikes in one hour from this view. if you were with us this morning it continued until 9:00. there is still another chance, let's look outside now, open up the weather window you can see hazy down from mount t
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Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm PDT
the next president of the united states. >> this mentioned has reenergized this campaign. the vice presidential candidates debate this thursday at 6:00. >> there is a dying woman's trip to hawaii took a terrible turn. a pat down left her distraught. she's dying of leukemia making what she calls an end of life trip to hawaii. she said screeners at sea-tac airport denied a request for a private pat down then made her lift her shirt and pull back bandages from surnlry autos when someone wants to take a trip what i call end of life trip to see family and friends then this becomes more important than just taking a trip. >> tsa says officers are trained to perform pat downs in a dignified manner and passengers can request a private screening. the agency is looking into what happened at sea-tac airport. >> and there is a look at why doctors are prescribing adhd medications to children and researchers found a way owe get the most out of every step. >> there is a look at leaf blowers coming up. >> we can see clouds and will there be a shower? i'll have the accu-weather forecast coming up. >
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in january in the united states. and there is a milestone for google becoming the second largest tech company behind apple. shares grew 1% today as the stock reached to $50 billion. there is not too bad for two students who started this from stanford university. and just keeping it real. speaking of apple let rumors begin. the blogs are all abuzz today with word apple will officially launch that mini ipad. this month, reports say the event will take place october 17th with invitations next week. i hope i get one. no official word yet from apple. turning to stocks an earlly rally faded a bit on a retreat led by apple. your bloomberg silicon valley index closing down. apple is a factor in that as well as a decline from cisco and from yahoo. and also there is simon could you well teeming up with will-i-am to develop a tv show being described as x factor from tech. he says the idea to give young people a chance tochl press them selfs and the interest is apparently there. there are at your bloomberg studios in san francisco, that is your bloomberg west update. back to you. >> thank you. >>
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Oct 7, 2012 2:00am PDT
united states from england. this is video of the suspects' attorneys leaving court this afternoon. here's the latest. >> radical abu hamza al massry stood in front of a federal judge, charged with having a terrorist training camp and kidnappings. >> he operated to have attacks carried out against americans. >> in the 1990s, poorts say t al-masri turned the mask into a -- mosque into a breeding ground for the shoe bomber and others. >> he was preaching hatred and preaching jihad week in and week out to british muslims. >> al-masri fight extra edition -- extradition to the united states but hours after a british court denied the last of his many appeals he pass packed on to a plane bound for the u.s. awaiting trial with him are two other suspects accused of participating in the bombings of two american embassies in africa in 1998. 224 people died in those attacks, including 12 americans. two more men face the judge in knew haven. they reportedly used a connecticut internet service provider to raise cash and recruit and equip terrorist, including members of al qaeda. >> ama: israel s
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Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
francisco's bring sidio on lincoln avenue. united states park police officers say they saw a man trying to break into a car. when they tried to stop him, police said he got into another car and then tried to run the officer down. police fired at the suspect, but he got away. lincoln boulevard was closed while investigate -- while officers investigated that. san francisco's suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi will find out tuesday if he keeps his job. the mayor suspended america after he pled guilty to charges in march coming from a domestic dispute with his wife on new onw new year's eve. he will keep his job unless nine supervisors vote to fire him. so far most supervisors have been mum about how they will vote tuesday. >>> this morning occupy protesters are camped out at city hall had after police decided in the middle of the night to allow them to stay. it always havoc pooer protesters were in city hall last year. the group plans to stay there until at least noon today. about ten protesters remained after police left the scene about 1:00 this morning. organizers say the protest was only
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
for a second term as president of the united states! [ cheering and applause ] >> outside there were about 75 protesters including anti-war activists, and a handful of tea party support chanted four more weeks. a live report from amy hollyfield coming up in 30 minutes. >>> the race appears to be tightening at this point. mitt romney gained popularity and votes following the debate wednesday. a poll of registered voters shows romney has reached his highest personal popularity of the campaign his favorability rate something 47% compared to 51%. president obama's rating 55% see him as favorable compared to 44% unfavorable. new pew poll shows mitt romney leading president obama among likely voters romney with 49% compared to 45% for the president, romney's biggest gains are from women voters. the race is adding more pressure to the vice presidential debate. watch it live here on abc7, thursday starting at 6 p.m.. former president clinton will be in the region today he's scheduled to appear at a campaign event at uc davis where he will endorse four northern california candidates for congr
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Oct 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
team united states a their flagship 72 foot yacht is in pieces after a practice went awry yesterday afternoon. >> sue hall in the traffic center. live shot of the bay bridge toll, metering lights on big problem is eastbound san mateo bridge overturn blocking two lanes and alert in effect more >>> good wednesday morning october 17th. live look on the embarcadero san francisco no traffic there the skies look clear on our way to very warm day. >> where are the cars? >> i don't know, sleeping in, getting ready for the giants game in afternoon. that's probably what it is. thanks for joining us, glad you are awake i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. first the forecast in the bay area. maybe getting thunderstorms there for the game. >> that's in st. louis with breezy wants the rain hasn't started yet it is on the way. clear skies, we drop to the mid 50s at our coast upper 50s throughout the morning 60s and 70s by noontime around high mid 70s at beaches around the bay once again cool in the 50s to start out, you will be in the mid to upper 70s to near 80 at noon and then by the afternoon,
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Oct 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
already. this is really going to impact the eastern half of the united states. >> leigh, residents on the eastern seaboard are already bracing for the storm's impact. millions are being warned to get somewhere safe and to stay put. reporter: images that speak for themselves. hurricane sandy has that yet made landfall in the u.s. but its fierce winds and rain still are making travel difficult in ocean city, maryland. maryland has already declared a state of emergency. after being briefed by federal officials on the movement of the storm, president obama had this to say -- my main message to everybody involved, we have to take this seriously. my message to the governors and the mayors is, anything they need, we will be there. >> many or heeding the warnings, from north carolina to maine. >> i don't know what to expect at this point. we had irene here, had winds of 80 miles-per-hour sustained, and that was -- >> forecasters fear sandy could u-merge with the cold front, bringing up to a foot of rain in parts. heavy snow could also be possible in the appalachian mountain region, public tra
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00am PDT
variety that is common in mexico, the southern united states and in contra costa county. about one in ten bats tested in california during the course of the year test positive for rabies in california. this man had contact with the bat earlier this year and traveled to europe where he became ill and died, actually in switzerland in late july. here is how public health officials describe what happened to this man. >> in mid september an acquaintance called contra costa public health and indicated there had been an incident in late march of 201020 of in the south part of -- 2010 of in the south part of contra costa county where a bat was flopping on the ground and acting weird. another individual picked up the bat with a plastic bag. the gentleman who died of rabies went over and stuck his hand in the plastic bag and most likely was bitten. >> reporter: had this man notified the county or contacted a doctor he would have received rabies vaccine and we are told he likely would have survived. the initial bite from a bat is akin to a bee sting so the man may not have thought it was seri
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Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
sandy is a menace. the monster storm is now headed for the united states and it is likely to affect the airlines. >> you want to do it with a great guy. >> the provocative new political ad that some a >>> the world's oceans are already facing an extreme threat from overfishing, but an equally severe problem is just getting attention. the oceans are turning more acidic and it is happening fast. that's bad for the animals who live in the water, of course, but as you will see tonight, it could also be very bad for us. it is staggering, really, but only 5% of the ocean has been explored. that's enough for scientists to know there is trouble underwater. the same fossil fuels polluting the air are also making the ocean more acidic. >> it has incalculable risks associated with it. it may overshadow global warming. >> silvia earl is one of the most represented marine biologists. she was named a living legend by the library of congress. she founded the company that builds submersibles that explore the ocean. she is a fellow at the academy of sciences that shot this video. when it comes to oc
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
destinations outside the united states to ease the pain of the election. >> the a's are celebrating still. >> larry beil is here jie. absolutely. they have tickets. >> what a way to finish up the regular season. more on the party for the green and gold and the triple crown winner who is waiting for them next. sports is coming >>> good evening. the oakland a's had sole possession of the first place for one day in 2012. today. the last day of the season. the winner take all versus texas. and the coliseum was electric, soldout. 36,000 plus. the rangers jump out to the early lead. soto with the base hit. murphy built a 5-1 cushion. the key play rally is on. two outs and should be the end of the inning. a flyball and josh hamilton and drops it. two runs in and oakland would erupt for six runs in the inning to go up 7-5. hamilton lost in the sun or something. griffin gave way to a lights owl bull pen -- lights out bull pen. and then in the eighth, you will get nothing and like it. the a's busted it open in the eighth. doubled with a bases loaded and make it 12-5. in the 9th his own person
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Oct 16, 2012 11:00pm PDT
great work we have started. it is building a solid partnership between the united states and libya to help you, the libyan people a you chief your goals. the libyan people to achieve their goals. >> his brother talked about the last time they said goodbye several months ago. >> now that it is time to say goodbye, i don't see any reason to deviate from that custom. so my big brother, my best friend, i will see you next time. >> on september 11th, stevens was killed during a terrorist raid on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. three other americans also died. among the speakers was the libyan ambassador to the u.s. who said stevens stood with the libyan people during their revolution against qaddafi. >> we are sorry we cannot protect the diplomat who came to help us in a critical time. >> christopher stevens was a participant. he was a full, strong, effective participant in his beloved democracy. >> among those offering condolences are residents who are part of a facebook group. >> i wanted to come and represent the people. i bring all of the good wishes and the gad feelings from th
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
uh united states nod after the 49ers game here on abc7 october 18th. you can enter too. go to facebook.com/abc7 news and click on the win $49,000 button for the details. and of course none of us qualified, but some lucky person will. >> absolutely, thanks, sandhya. >>> coming up, a's fans who can't buy tickets to the playoffs have a plan. >> their demand t >>> well, it is spreading fast. pennant fever is here, and some are starting to send in your fan pictures which we just love to see. this one is from desiree and sam who gotten gauged at an a's game in 2006. that's a great shot. now, here is little kaelin doing the wave at the mc hammer bobblehead give away. you can e-mail the giants and a's fans photos to you report at kgo-tv.com. we will show some of the photos on the air throughout the playoffs and show them at facebook.com/abc7 news. send them in. we want them on tv. >>> thousands of fired up a's fans are petitioning the club to open more seats for the playoffs. the group has an on-line petition drive to remove the tarp.com. organizers hope to get 20,000 signatures withi
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Oct 23, 2012 11:00pm PDT
president of the united states, and that means go time for the candidates. they will be on the campaign trail until election day. today the president shooked hands and kissed babies in florida. mitt romney rallied the crowd with paul ryan in nevada. both candidates attacked one another for statements made in the debate. >> governor romney look you right in the eye, look me in the eye, try to pretend that he never said let detroit go bankrupt. >> he is reduced to defend characters on "sesame street" and word games of various kind and misfired attacks on one another. the truth is attacks on me are not an agenda. >> after the debate mitt romney's son, tag, took the opportunity to apologize to the president. tag told a radio station last week he wanted to jump out of his seat and take a swing at the president during an earlier debate. a romney spokesperson says tag was just joking. here is the latest poll from the abc news and the washington post. the candidates are separated by .07 of a percent. that's 91,000 people out of an estimated 140 million voters. >>> new at 11 obarnes and nobel sa
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Oct 27, 2012 1:05am PDT
is a menace. the monster storm is now headed for the united states and it is likely to affect the airlines. >> you want to do it with a great guy. >> the provocative new political ad that some a >>> the world's oceans are already facing an extreme butat from an equally severe problem is just getting attention. the oceans are turning more acidic and it is happening fast. that's bad for the animals who live in the water, of course, but as you will see tonight, it could also be very bad for us. it is staggering, really, but only 5% of the ocean has been explored. that's enough for scientists to know there is trouble underwater. the same fossil fuels polluting the air are also making the ocean more acidic. >> it has incalculable risks associated with it. it may overshadow global warming. >> silvia earl is one of the most represented marine biologists. she was named a living legend by the library of congress. she founded the company that builds submersibles that explore the ocean. she is a fellow at the academy of sciences that shot this video. when it comes to ocean research, silvia i
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
kinds of stars in the stadium. among them, united states marine corporal nicholas kimmel. probably not a household name but he lost both arms, i'm sorry. both legs and his left arm if afghanistan. he threw out the first pitch tonight. there is a paramedic in los angeles nearly beaten to death before the start of the first game at the end of the first game of the 2011 season. so a lot of people and tauss being -- causes being recognized inside of the stadium tonight. >> thank you so much. how about that pablo sandoval, huh? it made him a popular guy in san francisco and a national hero in his native convenient swaila. president chavez tweeted about him. larry beil is more on the day after. >> thank you. >> whatever pablo is eating i want some. consider he's done that in only 14 games. the panda hit just 12. power surge propelled giants to a victory in game one making for a very busy night because his phone would not stop buzzing. >> were you hearing after that game? >> 300 text messages. so saying hi to people. you know? during the game. the friends, the family. you know? to be part of
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Oct 17, 2012 4:30am PDT
prime minister between the united states and libya to help you the libyan people people libyan beam. >> reporter: the service attracted political dignataries and stevens' immediate family. his brother talked about the last time they said good-bye several months ago. >> now that it is time to say good-bye i don't see any reason to deviate from that custom so my big brother, my best friend, i'll see you next time. >> reporter: september 11th, stevens was killed in libya, three other americans also died among the speakers was the libyan ambassador to the u.s. who said stevens stood with the libyan people during their revolution against qadhafi. >> we are again sorry we could not protect this professional diplomat who came to help news a critical time. >> reporter: the family has established a fund to promote improved relations between the u.s. and mideast. the ambassador's ashes will be intern -- interred with ancestors in the town where he was born. >>> shifting gears, san francisco is a finalist to host the super bowl in 2016 or '17 at the new 9ers stadium being built in santa clara.
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Oct 23, 2012 4:30am PDT
bowsed crippling sanctions on iran. romney answered saying the united states should have done more. he said rest petedly, we are four years closer to a -- he said repeatedly we are four years closer to a nuclear iran. >> maybe it is smaller now than any time since 1917. >> the president: we also have fewer horse and bayonets because the nature of our military as changed. >> the two did find common ground. romney applauded the killing of bin laden. both said they oppose deck u.s. military involvement in the efforts to -- oppose direct u.s. military roplt in the efforts to topple syria's president assad. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> coming up on 4:36. alameda county sheriff's office will release more information about a woman who was found dead inside a burning castro valley home. crews put out this fire in 20 minutes last thursday. while fighting the fire they found the woman's body inside. investigators declared the fire and death suspicious. today we expect to learn the victim's name and more about how she died. the home is owned by a retired firefighter but he is not considered a s
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